Biography Intro: Olubankole Wellington (born 27 March 1981), known by the stage name Banky W, and credited in film as Banky Wellington, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and actor.
NAME: Olubankole Wellington
DATE OF BIRTH: 27 March 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH: United States
OCCUPATION: Singer-songwriter, actor, rapper, mentor
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: He started singing at a young age in the church choir. He schooled in Lagos for his primary and secondary education and returned to further his tertiary education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York on a scholarship. He started his record label E.M.E in 2002 while still studying. After moving to Nigeria in 2009, he established the label in Lagos. He signed artists like Niyola, Shaydee, Skales and Wizkid to the label at the time. His breakthrough debut studio album, Back in the Building was released in 2005. He wrote the first theme song of Etisalat Nigeria titled “0809ja for life”.